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27 March 2007

Proving Discrimination Cases - the Role of Situation Testing

Proving Discrimination Cases - the Role of Situation Testing Migration Policy Group - Swedish Centre For Equal Rights - Isabelle Rorive 2009-03-27 Jointly published by the Migration Policy Group and the Swedish Centre For Equal Rights the Handbook entitled: Proving Discrimination Cases - the Role of Situation Testing, was written by Isabelle Rorive. The Handbook provides an analysis of Situation Testing, with a comparative overview of its use in cases in Europe and provides guidelines on conducting situation testing. The publication explains how cases have been adjudicated by the courts; examines the difficulties and the opportunities of situation testing; and outlines the need for stringent and strategic application of the situation testing method. Contents: * Introduction: EU Anti-Discrimination Law - Background * Part I: Burdern of Proof * Part II: Strengths and weaknesses of situation testing * Part III: Situation Testing in European countries * Part IV: NGOs, situation testing in Sweden and the courts

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Migration Policy Group - Swedish Centre For Equal Rights - Isabelle Rorive
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Non-Governmental Organisations/Civil Society
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